Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps

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Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 437 pages
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"... Mr. Arad reports as a controlled and effective witness for the prosecution.... Mr. Arad's book, with its abundance of horrifying detail, reminds us of how far we have to go."--New York Times Book Review

"... some of the most gripping chapters I have ever read.... the authentic, exhaustive, definitive account of the least known death camps of the Nazi era." --Raul Hilberg

Arad, historian and principal prosecution witness at the Israeli trial of John Demjanjuk (accused of being Treblinka's infamous "Ivan the Terrible"), uses primary materials to reveal the complete story of these Nazi death camps.

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Review: Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps

User Review  - Nancy Bielski - Goodreads

This book was very interesting and well done. It was easier to follow than Saul Fiedlander's "The Years of Extermination" simply because it had more of a focus; only the three camps. I had just read ... Read full review

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User Review  - twistedz - Goodreads

This is a must for anyone researching the Holocaust. Just about everyone has heard of Aushwitz, Dachau and Buchenwald but not many knew about the camps that fine tuned the system of death. This book charts the begining of genocide done by ordinary men and women. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

YITZHAK ARAD is the author of Ghetto in Flames: The Struggle and Destruction of the Jews in Vilna and former chairman of the Directorate of Yad Vashem.

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